Sunday 12 August 2012
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green, directed by Peter Hedges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while The Amateur by Edward Klein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bad Education.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Darkness II or Elf Defense Eng.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 August 2012
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- Syrian civil war:
- The meeting of the Arab Foreign ministers in Jeddah to tackle Syria conflict is postponed. (BBC)
- Syrian opposition reports that ten men are killed by pro-regime forces in Homs. (CNN)
- Mexican Drug War:
- Edgar Morales Pérez, the mayor-elect of Matehuala, San Luis Potosí, is shot to death by gunmen while riding his vehicle. (''The Huffington Post'')
- The state police commander of the Mexican state of Chihuahua is gunned down and killed in Ciudad Juárez. (KTSM Channel 9)
- Egyptian forces kill six suspected militants in a village near the city of el-Arīsh in northern Sinai. (BBC)
- Billy Graham, who had recently suffered from pneumonia in November 2011, is hospitalized again, likely for several days, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, due to bronchitis, and is being treated with antibiotics. (NBC News)
- Qatar is to deposit US$2bn at the Egyptian Central Bank in an effort to help support an economy battered by a year and a half of political turmoil, an Egyptian presidency statement reports. (Al Jazeera)
- Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi fires Mohamad Hussein Tantawi, head of the country's armed forces. (Al Jazeera)
- 2012 Summer Olympics:
- Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda wins the Olympic men's marathon in London, beating the Kenyan pairing of Abel Kirui and Wilson Kipsang. (BBC Sport)
- Golfer Rory McIlroy wins the 2012 US PGA Championship at Kiawah Island. (BBC)
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Sport Games on 12 August 2012
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Cercle Brugge - Anderlecht : 0 - 3
- Genk - Lokeren : 1 - 0
- Gent - Oud-Heverlee Leuven : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Frankfurt FSV - Hertha : 3 - 1
- Regensburg - Duisburg : 2 - 0
- Union Berlin - Braunschweig : 0 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Reims - Marseille : 0 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Hibernian - Hearts : 1 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2012 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mercy - Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
- No Lie - 2 Chainz Featuring Drake
- Lemme See - Usher Featuring Rick Ross
- Climax - Usher
- Bag Of Money - Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain
- Nobody's Perfect - J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
- Heart Attack - Trey Songz
- 2 Reasons - Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
- Take It To The Head - DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
- Amen - Meek Mill Featuring Drake
Top #10 Latin songs
- Hasta Que Salga El Sol - Don Omar
- La Diabla - Romeo Santos
- Sin Respiracion - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
- Amor Confuso - Gerardo Ortiz
- Follow The Leader - Wisin & Yandel + Jennifer Lopez
- Mirando Al Cielo - Roberto Tapia
- Pasarela - Daddy Yankee
- Michel Telo - Ai Se Eu Te Pego
- La Mosca - Los Horoscopos de Durango Featuring Chuy Lizarraga y Su Banda Tierra Sinaloense
- Llamada de Mi Ex - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
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